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Daniel Leathers
Associate, New York Office
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Daniel Leathers

Daniel is an associate in our New York office with a practice focused on personal injury and mass torts. Daniel has extensive experience in both pharmaceutical medical device mass tort litigation as well as complex catastrophic personal injury and medical malpractice litigation. Daniel completed his J.D., cum laude, at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, and served as the Executive Articles Editor of the Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law.

After graduation from law school, Daniel clerked for the Honorable Carol Higbee, a New Jersey Superior Court Civil Division Presiding Judge (deceased), assisting Judge Higbee on numerous cases involving complex and unique issues in pharmaceutical and environmental mass torts.

  • Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio
    J.D. (Cum Laude) – 2009
    Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Executive Articles Editor
  • Pennsylvania State University
    B.A., History & Journalism – 2005
  • Personal Injury
  • New Jersey, 2010
  • New York, 2010
  • Pennsylvania, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2013
  • American Association of Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey Association of Justice
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania State Bar Association
  • “Rising Star for New York Metro Area in Class Action/Mass Torts,” Super Lawyers, 2013-2017, 2019, 2020
  • “Rising Star for New Jersey in Class Action/Mass Torts,” Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Federal Bar Association Award for Excellence in Constitutional Law, 2009
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award for Overall Trial Advocacy Excellence, 2009
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: Trial Tactics, 2009; Constitutional Law II, 2007
  • “Giving Bite to the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Safe Harbor,” 41 Case W. Res. J. Int’l L. 193, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2009
  • New York